Marcus Aurelius Betrayed

Marcus Aurelius Betrayed Alan Scribner
  • Title: Marcus Aurelius Betrayed
  • Author: Alan Scribner
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  • Page: 318
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  • Marcus Aurelius Betrayed Alan Scribner Marcus Aurelius Betrayed Judge Severus returns in Marcus Aurelius Betrayed the third of the highly acclaimed and best selling historical mysteries set at the height of the Roman Empire The year is now CE years after
    Judge Severus returns in Marcus Aurelius Betrayed , the third of the highly acclaimed and best selling historical mysteries set at the height of the Roman Empire The year is now 163 CE, 2 years after the events in The Cyclops Case and 5 years after the events in Mars the Avenger It is the third year of the reign of Marcus Aurelius In Marcus Aurelius Betrayed , MaJudge Severus returns in Marcus Aurelius Betrayed , the third of the highly acclaimed and best selling historical mysteries set at the height of the Roman Empire The year is now 163 CE, 2 years after the events in The Cyclops Case and 5 years after the events in Mars the Avenger It is the third year of the reign of Marcus Aurelius In Marcus Aurelius Betrayed , Marcus Flavius Severus, Judge in the Court of the Urban Prefect in the City of Rome, is appointed by Emperor Marcus Aurelius as his special judge to travel to Alexandria to investigate an attempt to murder the Prefect of Egypt Poison has been put in the Prefect s drinking cup at an orgy, but the poison was drunk by the guest of honor, an official of the Imperial Post, who was on the couch next to the Prefect Judge Severus, with the assistance of his wife Artemisia, his private secretary Alexander and his court and police aides track down clues and witnesses in Alexandria in quest of a solution On the way they encounter thefts of rare books from the Great Library of Alexandria, the production of fake antiquities and judicial murder Eventually, through a number of plot twists and turns, the case is referred to the Emperor in Rome and the investigation continues in the capital of the Empire As in Mars the Avenger and The Cyclops Case , Marcus Aurelius Betrayed is both a mystery and daily life of Ancient Rome, a sojourn into the world of the Roman Empire and its courts, police and criminal law The investigation takes Severus and his aides to the wonders in the Roman province of Egypt the Great Library, the Museum, the Pharos Lighthouse, the Pyramids as well as to the streets of Alexandria, a house of high class courtesans and army maneuvers in the field There are also scenes in the city of Rome and in Roman courts The book is accurate as to the criminal laws and procedures of the time All laws, rescripts and legal procedures come from Roman law sources, which are extensive for the 2nd Century CE A culminating trial is held in Rome before the Emperor Marcus Aurelius himself where Judge Severus unravels the mystery through a series of shrewd deductions.
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    1. Good story told with great historical knowledgeThis is a story written by someone with an obvious love and respect for the historical accuracy of the period and a great deal of academic knowledge to back it up The characters fit wonderfully into the landscape and he doesn t try to give them modern day attitudes and beliefs that the Romans would find completely unbelievable Having said that the story is also like many modern day trial stories with many of the procedures being perfectly recognisab [...]

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    2. Great storyThis was an absorbing mystery with criminals everywhere Read carefully the murderer is clear Yes, I finally cracked the case ahead of the Judge

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    3. Not badNot a bad read it has good history as the back bone, but the story and its weaving are rather amateurish.

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    4. I am upset I love mysteries set in ancient times.Alan Scribner s series of novels of judge Marcus Flavius Severus of 160AD looked to be another addition to my library of ancient Roman sleuths.So here s my beef Scribner s novel Marcus Aurelius Betrayed had an excellent mystery, with some really good twists ands turns A material.And he has done extensive research into the Roman legal system and he works this knowledge into the story rather well It is interesting to me to see how the Roman laws wor [...]

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    5. Here we see Egypt and Emperor Marcus Aurelius Lots of quick looks at the sights in Egypt and much development of the characters around Severus Still what keeps me reading is the mystery Here Severus goes to find out who tried to kill the Prefect and finds a whole mess of corruption instead Interesting to see it unfold and unravel before the EMperor

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